# 9 New Year’s Resolutions for MBA Applicants

- Dec 29, 08:30 AM   Comments [0]

As you anticipate challenges and opportunities awaiting you over the next 12 months as an MBA applicant, here are some timely suggestions that could help you gain admission to a top MBA program by next New Year’s Day. From nearly two decades of advising eager...

# Strategies for Defining Your MBA Goals

- Dec 29, 07:56 AM   Comments [0]

While it sounds simple enough, many b-school hopefuls struggle with the question of addressing their career goals because although they know they want an MBA, they haven’t yet clearly defined what their goals are, and how earning an MBA degree will help. Remember, a goal is...

# GMAT Question of the Day (December 29)

- Dec 29, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math A shop purchased a pair of sunglasses for \$120 and was selling it at a price that equaled the purchase price of the sunglasses plus a markup that was 25 percent of the selling price. After some time a shop owner decided to decrease the...

# Land Your Score: Quantitative Reasoning Problems, Part 2

- Dec 28, 14:40 PM   Comments [1]

Learn how to find the number of positive integer factors for a given number. Welcome to “Land Your Score,” a blog series in which Kaplan instructor Jennifer Land shares key insights and strategies for improving your GMAT performance on Test Day. This week, Jennifer discusses how...

# On a B-School Waitlist? Do These 3 Things Right Now

- Dec 28, 13:20 PM   Comments [0]

Ah, the waitlist….such an agonizing place to find oneself after applying to the business school of your dreams. There’s no denying that this temporary state of limbo is unsettling, especially for Type-A personalities who are used to taking matters into their own hands and getting...

# Monday Mail-Bag: Advice on Big Picture Issues That Impact GMAT Test Takers…

- Dec 28, 10:58 AM   Comments [0]

by Rich Cohen, EMPOWERgmat Rich.C@empowergmat.com This series of emails and PMs focuses on situations that many Test Takers face during their studies. The names of the original posters have been changed to protect their identities. Scaled Scores Usually (But Not Always) Lead to the Same Overall Score Hi...

# GMAT Question of the Day (December 28)

- Dec 28, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math ? A. B. C. D. E.   Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - B - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) GMAT Daily Deals GMAT below 720? Let Aringo help you get accepted at...

# GMAT Question of the Day (December 25)

- Dec 25, 02:00 AM   Comments [0]

Math If 69% of is 23, approximately how much is 23% of ? A. 11.11 B. 10.59 C. 8.33 D. 7.67 E. 6.67   Question Discussion & Explanation Correct Answer - D - (click and drag your mouse to see the answer) GMAT Daily Deals Over 4 M students achieved educational & career...

- Dec 24, 13:17 PM   Comments [0]

Happy holidays! Your \$75 off coupon (to be used towards our Resume Package) is ready! It comes all wrapped up with a copy of Leadership in Admissions, a guide that will help you answer the questions that trip up the most applicants, the ones that...

# Seasons Greetings!

- Dec 24, 11:06 AM   Comments [0]

From the entire team at Stacy Blackman Consulting, we want to thank our loyal blog readers for logging on each day for the latest news from the B-school universe, and extend our very best wishes for a  happy holiday season!   Image credit: Flickr user Tambako The...